Phillip Hemphill

Dr. Hemphill is a licensed clinical social worker who has practiced as a clinician, manager, consultant, executive leader, and board member for the past 29 years.  He’s considered a thought leader in the behavioral health/addiction industry and has developed premier national programs for the evaluation, treatment, and monitoring of individuals with these needs.  As a leader, he has always been committed to assuring clinical efficacy while working collaboratively with organizational and funding leaders.  He has been the lead person for innovation and implementation for provisions of patient care services, policies and procedures, recruitment of talent, and fidelity measures.  He’s pioneered some of the assessment and treatment of licensed professionals with co-occurring disorders and co-authored a book with Marty Martin, PhD in 2013 entitled, Taming Disruptive Behavior published by American Association for Physician Leadership Press.  His second book Integrated Care in Addiction Treatment (2021) is published by Routledge Press.

Dr. Hemphill has presented papers and workshops at national conferences and has published articles in the field of trauma, personality disorders, professional sexual misconduct, and addictions during the past 29 years.

He was an Adjunct Faculty and Professor of Practice at Tulane University, School of Social Work where he taught for 20 years and continues as an Assistant Clinical Professor at LSU Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry for the past 18 years.  He has had faculty appointments at Jacksonville University and Loyola University.  He received his master and doctoral degrees from Tulane University, School of Social Work.